Associate – Creative
Adrian is a strategic creative thinker, graphic designer and visual artist. His work is reinforced through listening, observation, conversation and collaboration.
At ODI he is responsible for creating the brand and its associated brand family, which is an evolutionary process in parallel with the ODI itself. Particular design creation includes the ODI Summit and ODI’s First Year book.
He has designed for major brands, startups, sustainable, charitable and cultural businesses, including Samsung, Diesel, BMW, Fiat-Lancia, Channel 4, Penguin, Random House, AMEE, Global Cool, 4AD records, Interscope records, V2 records, Arts Council England, Institute of Contemporary Art, and Royal Society of Arts. Agencies include HHCL, FCB, Tornado, v23/Vaughan Oliver, and Tomato.
As one of 25 agencies on the British Council global design roster, his creative agency Philpott Design, delivered its Edinburgh Showcase 2005-2009 branding, 70th Anniversary international campaign, Performance in Profile UK performing arts directory 2005-2010, and their internationally distributed New Routes music magazine.
He studied in London at Central Saint Martins and Royal College of Arts well as at University of Technology, Sydney. He has been widely published in design books, magazines and journals. He has lectured in experimental typography and conceptual thinking at the London University of the Arts, Kingston University,and Southampton Institute.